The Quick Six Interview with Isabelle Duff and Susannah Crispe on The Real Cowgirl

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Isabelle Duff and Susannah Crispe! It’s with pure delight to welcome this beautiful duo to the blog today! Gratitude to author Isabelle Duff and author-illustrator Susannah Crispe for sharing their journey in creating their gorgeous picture book, The Real Cowgirl. Together, these creators are no ‘one-trick-ponies’ when it comes to matters […]

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Ten Naughty Numbats Number Games

#onetotenandbackagain #tennaughtynumbats #bookcampaign #booksontourpr The One to Ten and Back Again series opens up so many possibilities for number activities in terms of counting by ones, adding on and counting back by ones. For children in the early years (preschool to Year 2), grasping the concept of counting sets up learning for all kinds of mathematical […]

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The Quick Six Interview with Leigh Hardingham on Three Dancing Frogs

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Leigh Hardingham! It’s a real honour to welcome singer-songwriter and children’s author to the blog – Leigh Hardingham! Leigh’s new release, Three Dancing Frogs, is a joyful celebration of the Australian bush, stunningly illustrated by the talented Patrick Shirvington. Let’s learn a little more about this lyrical dance of words and […]

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#BookReview: Max Booth Future Sleuth #5: Chip Blip by Cameron Macintosh and Dave Atze

#maxboothfuturesleuth #chipblip #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 #BookReview Max Booth Future Sleuth #5; Chip Blip, Cameron Macintosh (author), Dave Atze (illus.), Big Sky Publishing, July 2020.   Blurb: WHAT USE IS A CHIP THAT YOU CAN’T EAT? MAX IS ABOUT TO FIND OUT! Max and his robo-dog, Oscar, are baffled by the discovery of a tiny device […]

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Book Review: Roo Knows Blue

Roo Knows Blue, Renee Treml (author & illus.), Puffin Books, 2020 Synopsis: A joyous celebration of colour in the Australian bush from bestselling author-illustrator Renee Treml. Roo knows, Roo knows, Roo knows blue. But does Roo know about other colours too? If you’re looking for a joyful new picture book for a young toddler in […]

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Little Pink Dog Books Titles to Love – Picture Book Reviews

With gratitude we accept these beautiful titles from Little Pink Dog Books to feature on the blog; showcasing enormous talents in the authors and illustrators that created them. One thing is certain – they are all sumptuously heart-warming stories, and a little fun, adventure and possibility don’t go astray either. Four latest picture books to […]

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#BookReview: In the Shadow of an Elephant by Georgie Donaghey and Sandra Severgnini

In the Shadow of an Elephant, Georgie Donaghey (author), Sandra Severgnini (illus.), Little Pink Dog Books, May 2019. Blurb: One terrible night the ground rumbled, and dark shapes appeared in the distance. A cracking sound tore through the air. Lualani’s life was changed forever. ‘Don’t be afraid. I will look after you.’ Jabari reached out […]

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Charlie’s Activity: Watercolour Safari Painting

#CharliesAdventuresInSouthAfrica #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day5 Watercolour Safari Painting Africa is well-known for their stunning ‘Big Five’ game animals. These include the lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant and buffalo – the most respected animals on the savanna. But there are there are other amazing iconic African animals, too. Can you name some of them? Let’s also consider South […]

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Animal Antics – Little Pink Dog Picture Book Reviews

I was fortunate to receive two enthralling books from the lovely people at Little Pink Dog Books – two books that encourage a little imagination and a lot of exploration for busy toddlers and young children. Add some wild animals in the mix and you’ve got fun-tastic literary experiences to share. Ziggy’s Zoo is an […]

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Picture Book Review: The Very Noisy Baby

The Very Noisy Baby, Alison Lester (author/illus.), Affirm Press, Nov 2017 Synopsis: Here is the story of a very noisy baby. She could bellow like a buffalo. And roar like a lion. And howl like a wolf for a very long time. The baby loves to make all kinds of sounds. She’s really very loud. […]

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